With the DTLA Mini Maker Faire, Los Angeles is getting its first ever official Maker Faire, joining a global network of Maker Faires spanning 35 countries. It follows the “big” Maker Faire model of celebrating invention, creativity and resourcefulness, but is much smaller in scale, especially this first year.
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Maker Faire originated in 2006 in the San Francisco Bay Area as a project of the editors of Make: magazine. It has since grown into a significant worldwide network of both flagship and independently-produced events. Read more on Maker Faire history, the Maker Movement, as well as how to start a Maker Faire or a School Maker Faire where you live.